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Cognition and commitment in Hume's philosophy

Author: Don Garrett
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
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It is widely believed that Hume often wrote carelessly and contradicted himself, and that no unified, sound philosophy emerges from his writings. Don Garrett demonstrates that such criticisms of Hume are without basis. Offering fresh and trenchant solutions to longstanding problems in Hume studies, Garrett's penetrating analysis also makes clear the continuing relevance of Hume's philosophy.
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Garrett, Don.
Cognition and commitment in Hume's philosophy.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(DLC) 96020578
(OCoLC)34876156
Named Person: David Hume; David Hume; David Hume
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Don Garrett
ISBN: 0585362580 9780585362588 1280451300 9781280451300
OCLC Number: 47011552
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 270 pages)
Responsibility: Don Garrett.
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It is widely believed that Hume often wrote carelessly and contradicted himself, and that no unified, sound philosophy emerges from his writings. Don Garrett demonstrates that such criticisms of Hume are without basis. Offering fresh and trenchant solutions to longstanding problems in Hume studies, Garrett's penetrating analysis also makes clear the continuing relevance of Hume's philosophy.

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A significant contribution to Hume studies. Jonathan Bennett, Syracuse University I know of no other writer on Hume who has been this assiduous in finding interpretive difficulties in the text and Read more...

 
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